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The parametric design process

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posted on 15.11.2019 by Maria Vogiatzaki, Effie Douroudi, Maria Lantavou, Ioanna Symeonidou
Additive manufacturing is suggested as a potential fabrication method, as it can create complex objects directly from the 3D model by stratifying material layer upon layer, and prototypes can be highly customized. In particular dual-material 3d printing technology, that enables the fabrication of a flexible structure (e.g. Ninjaflex, Filaflex) with smart material (e.g. carbon fiber) embedded in selected components (Figure 3), in order to achieve the desired operation